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PB & J Protein Balls

(Makes 15-20 balls) I have a bad habit when it comes to grocery shopping.  It will definitely be something I include on my “New Years Resolution” list.  I tend not to look at price tags.  It’s not good… and my …

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5 Reasons Why We Stopped Unschooling

If you have never heard about unschooling, you might be shocked at the term.  The first time I heard of unschooling, my eldest was a baby and I was at an event and met another mother who said she’s an …

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Picky Eater Hacks

Over the last week I have been surveying members of my free Facebook support community about barriers they perceive on their path to living healthier lives.  Based on this feedback from real families like yours, I am creating a curriculum …

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Berry Bliss Balls

(Makes 15-20 balls) I first tried these out on a whim last month, and when I first served them at my weekly Meal Prep Party, we ran out!  My four year old has not stopped asking me about them as …

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How Do You Know When To Quit?

I was gathering up the courage to make some big shifts recently, and that required some inward attention and focus. One of the biggest changes in recent days: I resigned from the non-profit Attachment Parenting Canada Association. And, I decided …

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How Your Words Affect Your Sleep

“Listen to Me, Not the Book!” is what your baby would tell you if s/he could. In working with new parents over the years, I hear the same words and sentiments, and the same frustrations repeated again and again.  In fact, I said these very things myself back when my first child was born.

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Yum Balls!

I first invented “Yum Balls” back when my eldest Julien (now 8) was just a toddler.  It was winter at the time, and although I normally love my smoothies, I just wasn’t feeling into having cold beverages.   So I decided to …

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Social Media: A Curse and a Blessing

It is a curse because you cannot control how your message will be received and by whom. For me, you can usually tell when shit has hit the fan because I won’t post. During intense periods of grief, an upset, …

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Holistic Help for the Quirky Brain

Holistic Help for the Quirky Brain from Brandie Hadfield on Vimeo. Quirky can be defined as eccentric, unconventional, off-centre, alternative, bohemian or zany.  I love how world famous pediatrician and mentor Dr. Sears calls his brain a “quirky” brain, just …